'Orange Triumph' rose References
Newsletter (2014) Page(s) 55. Vol 35, No. 2.
Olga Yuretich. ....including 'Orange Triumph', a polyantha now in the HRNZI conservation program.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 424.
Polyantha, medium red, 1937, 'Eva' x 'Solarium'; Kordes; Dreer. Flowers medium red, semi-double, cupped, small blooms in clusters; slightly fragrant; foliage glossy; compact, bushy growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 241.
Orange Triumph Cluster-flowered floribunda. Parentage: 'Eva' x 'Solarium'. Germany 1937. Description and cultivation... The flowers are also plentiful, small and cup-shaped in a shade of deep orange-red...
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 249.
Orange Triumph Polyantha. Kordes, 1937. Parentage: 'Eva' x 'Solarium'. [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book (1988) Page(s) 22.
(Kordes) One of the easiest plants to grow and it became immensely popular for public parks … After World War II, the British War Graves Commission planted thousands of [them] to mark the last resting-places of the fallen.
Book (1960) Page(s) 41.
R. T. Hamilton, Heidelberg, Victoria. Random Impressions from Great Britain: ….In a recent debate at the N.R.S. of Victoria, several of the speakers against floribundas kept referring to ‘Orange Triumph’ as though it were the only Floribunda worth growing. As a matter of fact, it is almost as far outdated as bows and arrows!
Website/Catalog (1958) Page(s) 31.
.....Orange Triumph....has superseded the 'Orleans' type, which we do not now grow. Semi double. Tall.
Book (1957) Page(s) 90.
Orange Triumph, 1937, dazzling yellow-red, one of the most valuable for the purpose, double, quite large, 60cm., cut flower
Book (1955) Page(s) 113.
'Orange Triumph'. A polyantha that is possibly one of the most planted cluster rose. The blooms are double and set in very large clusters.The colour is a clear, orange-scarlet. It is a vigorous grower and flowers continuously till late autumn. Both health and longevity faultless. Tall.
Book (1954) Page(s) 93.
C. H. Isaac, Carnegie, Victoria. The Roses of Tomorrow: 'Orange Triumph' – Three feet. Huge trusses of small (1½ inch) blooms of bright scarlet. It is interesting to note that this rose was not named after a colour but after the House of Orange and this has resulted in much confusion. Many people have bought it thinking it to be orange in colour.